Taylor Stitch Townsend Jeans

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A good pair of jeans can change your life, and in this day and age the humble denim trouser has overtaken the suit as the defacto uniform of the creative classes. The Townsend Jeans you see here are each made in California by Taylor Stitch from 13.5oz Kurabo Mills (Japanese) raw denim, they have heavy…

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Ruste Custom Kevlar Jeans

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Ruste Protection is a new company that produces custom Kevlar jeans for motorcyclists, you can send them your favourite pair of jeans and they’ll fit a custom internal sleeve fitted with Kevlar and D3O armour in the knees and hips. Motorcyclists often have trouble finding protective jeans that don’t look like high-waisted Mom-jeans so this…

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Guardian Motorcycle Jeans by uglyBROS

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The new uglyBROS Guardian motorcycle jeans are the summer version of the popular thermo-insulated Ton Up jeans. This new model is made from 12oz denim and includes detachable CE-approved ‘Powertector’ knee and hip armour, the jeans are designed to be slim-fit to avoid having excess denim flapping in the wind when you’ve got the throttle planted and…

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Icon Sanctuary Gloves

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These are the all-new Sanctuary Gloves by Icon, they were officially released last week along with a slew of new products from the Portland-based motorcycle gear manufacturer. The Sanctuary Glove is a spring/summer/autumn glove with a full goat leather palm, offering extreme abrasion resistance with a lighter-weight than cowhide. The back section of the glove is…

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The AXE Kevlar© Shirt by Crave

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The AXE 2 by Crave is a shirt specifically designed for motorcyclists who need options other than a jacket for urban riding, it’s fully lined with Kevlar©, its outer shell is made from a cotton/polyester/lycra blend, the innermost lining is 100% pure cotton and the elbows and back have pockets suitable for either foam or…

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Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet

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The Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet is one of the few modern helmet designs that I really like, it has an almost retro science fiction look about it, like the sort of helmet that would be worn by a character in a novel by William Gibson. The large viewport is a significant benefit for those…

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Icon Alliance Dark

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The Icon Alliance Dark is one of the best value for money propositions in the world of modern, full-face motorcycle helmets – at $150 USD MSRP it costs about as much as a decent bottle of single malt, although the scotch will you a headache whereas the Alliance helmet’s job is to save you from…

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X-Raider Boot by XPD

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The X-Raider Boot by XPD has been developed specifically for long-distance riders who need a boot that’s comfortable and breathable but also 100% waterproof, windproof and armoured. The finished product is an now industry leader in its genre and has become popular with sportbike riders who aren’t enamoured with the flashy day-glo graphics that seem to…

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ICON 1000 Chapter Jacket

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This is the ICON 1000 Chapter Jacket – it’s one of the staples of the ICON 1000 product collection and is available in 4 colours – the standout feature of the jacket is the full-compliment of D3O® CE-approved impact protectors, a safety feature that marks a significant step forward in motorcycle armour technology. Each of the Chapter Jackets…

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Skyline Motorcycle Jacket by Aether Apparel

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The Skyline Motorcycle Jacket by Aether Apparel is a fantastic solution for those looking for a fully-armoured, waterproof motorcycle jacket that isn’t slathered in neon. The Skyline is available in 4 colours: jet black, graphite, blue and army green – personally I’d go for either the black or green but each of the colour choices…

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Bell RS-1 Motorcycle Helmet

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The Bell RS-1 is a Snell M2010 and DOT approved motorcycle helmet with a Kevlar/fibreglass composite shell, it has Bell’s Velocity Flow Ventilation system and an aerodynamic profile that won’t snap your neck at speeds over 60mph. I picked one up recently as my daily rider due to the fact that I can be a little accident…

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